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Professor Mark Bolland: The Calcium and Vitamin D story

  • Venue: Great Gable, First Floor, Biomedical Research Building, CAV
  • Start: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 12:00:00 BST
  • End: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:30:00 BST

Professor Mark Bolland, an international expert on vitamin D, will be visiting NIHR Newcastle BRC on the 12th of September to deliver a seminar, titled “The calcium and vitamin D story: lessons from systematic reviews, evidence and research misconduct”

Professor Bolland is based at Auckland University in New Zealand, and his research focusses on the effects of vitamin D therapy for osteoporosis, falls and other diseases that commonly affect older people, including cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Through his work undertaking systematic reviews in this area, Professor Bolland has also highlighted important instances of research fraud. His seminar will cover aspects of evidence, methodology and fraud in the field of calcium and vitamin D – an area that remains both topical and controversial.

Please sign up if you wish to attend. 

 

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